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December 8, 2022

Rachel Berney and Jeff Hou contribute to new book on social justice in urban design

Just Urban Design: The Struggle for a Public City” (MIT Press 2022) features a collection of chapters and case studies that apply a social justice lens to the design of urban environments.

Sixteen contributors, including Rachel Berney of Urban Design & Planning and Jeff Hou of Landscape Architecture, examine topics ranging from single-family zoning and community capacity building to immigrant street vendors and the right to walk.

The book is open-access and can be downloaded from MIT Press here.